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Analysis and comments on Good-by by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Comment 5 of 65, added on October 2nd, 2007 at 5:19 AM.

the poem itself is sad but at happy at the same time, for finally finding
your way home and making heavens gate as your eternal home with god is
pleasing to one's soul

theresa from Philippines
Comment 4 of 65, added on May 23rd, 2007 at 2:28 PM.

I love this poem!!!! It talks about how he leaves all the petty problems of
Earth to go on to Heaven.

Elise from United States
Comment 3 of 65, added on May 10th, 2005 at 8:16 AM.


Comment 2 of 65, added on April 26th, 2005 at 7:45 AM.

I really like this poem. It's sad and sweet at the same time. I think that
he is telling people that he is going HOME. He's dying.

Grace Richards from United States
Comment 1 of 65, added on September 20th, 2004 at 8:50 AM.

I love this poem

Kristy from United States

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Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poem: Good-by
Added: Feb 21 2003
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Poem of the Day: Aug 17 2014

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